Villarreal, Jesse Beloved father and grandfather Jesse Villarreal, (73) born on July 17, 1939 passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 19, 2012. He was a longtime resident of Richardson, Texas but was born and spent his formative years in Laredo, TX and married in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years Yolanda Villarreal by his son-in-law Steve McIntosh and by his mother and father Josefa and Dr. Miguel L. Villarreal. He is survived by his son, Marc E. Villarreal, daughter, Adria Villarreal, granddaughter, Grace Evelia McIntosh, and brothers, Miguel and Jose Villarreal. Jesse graduated from both the undergraduate and Law School of St. Mary's University in San Antonio and practiced real estate law for over 40 years in Dallas. His legal career began with the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development before a long tenure with US LIFE Corporation where he traveled all over the United States closing complex real estate transactions. He completed his legal career at BNC Real Estate Company. Jesse treasured his family and took particular joy in coaching Marc and Adria's youth sports teams, guiding their educational pursuits and planning family vacations with his wife. Jesse also shared a special bond with his granddaughter Gracie and she was a source of immense joy and fulfillment in his life as he nurtured her amazing spirit and budding abilities. Jesse also loved tending to the family farm in Fannin County and built many strong friendships with the residents of the High Prairie community. Jesse was a true gentleman, a pure joy to be around and will be missed more than words can describe by all who knew him. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at Sparkman Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm with a memorial service at 10 am on Friday, July 27th.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on July 25, 2012